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University of Kentucky Philosophy Chair David Bradshaw poses for a portrait on Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2022, in his office in Patterson Office Tower at the University of Kentucky in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Maria Rauh | Kentucky Kernel

Humans of UK: David Bradshaw explores the language of philosophy

Emily Girard, Features Editor September 26, 2022

David Bradshaw, chair of UK’s Philosophy department, has been a UK professor for 25 years. However, his pursuit of philosophy began over 30 years ago, when he started writing his book, “Aristotle East...

The James Kennedy Patterson statue on Saturday, Nov. 14, 2020, outside Patterson Office Tower in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Jack Weaver | Staff

The liberal arts were just revived

Luke Schlake November 11, 2020

Let’s be honest. Many students, especially at schools as big as UK, don’t care much about the liberal arts. Philosophy? “That’s for dead white men.” History? “I want a job.” Political Science?...

The University of Kentucky announced a $500,000 investment into the campuss mental health resources on Feb. 21, 2020. Photo by Rick Childress

WSJ annual ranking of colleges places UK at fifth in Kentucky

Kernel News Staff September 6, 2018

UK is better than Louisville, but worse than four other Kentucky colleges, at least according to the Wall Street Journal's annual college rankings that were released Wednesday.The Journal's rankings, which...

Circus and philosophy students practice making a human tower.

UK professor acts as ringmaster in circus and philosophy course

McKenna Horsley April 10, 2018

For one UK professor, juggling a few objects and theories of philosophy go hand in hand.Meg Wallace, an associate professor in UK’s philosophy department, leads a class called “Circus and Philosophy.”...

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